The Functional Anatomy and Vertebrate Evolution (FAVE) Laboratory in the Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences is looking for a highly motivated undergraduate research intern to work on 3D model construction as part of ongoing vertebrate biomechanics and evolution research. This position is specifically focused on the evolution of large predatory cats, including sabertooths. The student will be trained in 3D model construction. Dedicated students will also have the opportunity to receive training in CT data segmentation and 3D printing. The student will be under direct supervision by a PhD student, with general advising provided by the PI, Dr. Jack Tseng. The intern will have the opportunity to interact with a dynamic laboratory team including PhD, Masters, and other undergraduate researchers
Disciplines: Anatomy, Biomedical Engineering, Biological Sciences, Evolutionary Biology
Student Skill-Set Needed: A passion for scientific discovery; A willingness to learn computational research methods; Previous coursework in anatomy preferred, but not required.
Compensation: Academic Credit, Volunteer, Work Study
For further information on this opportunity, or to apply, contact:
Faculty Member: Jack Tseng
Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Pathology And Anatomical Sciences